Leopoldo (Leo) Farìa, Rui Rosado, Ana Silva and Bruno Gaspar has carried out the FA of Off-dido 7a+ 550m on Babar wall – Nangmah Valley, in Skardu area Karakorum.
Geoffray “Geo” De Flaugergues, 15 years, has done in only 3 days Shortcut, 9a at La Balme de Yenne.
Christian Stangl, the Austrian alpinist who had claimed the only K2 ascent in this pre-monsoon season, admitted yesterday to not having reached the summit, as had been contested by a part of the mountaineering community.
Gabri Moroni has done the second ascent of “Condé de choc”, a route first free ascended by Toni Lamiche in Entraygues on 2006 and graded 9a.
New success for Adam Ondra in France: on Sept, 4th the Czech has done the first free ascent of L’étrange ivresse des lenteurs, a project likely graded 9a+.
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Daniel Woods puts up the FA of Warrior Up, the hardest established line in Wolverine Land. Dave Graham quickly repeats. That has to be a record?
Three Russian climbers died in late August after caught in a weeklong storm on Peak Pobeda (7439m), Kokshaal-too, Tien Shan, on the Kyrgyzstan-China border.
Nalle Hukkataival making the first ascent of a long-standing project in the Lofoten Islands, Norway, which became Rough Gem, 8B. This video was shot June 10th at about 2.30 A.M.
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Lots of important achievement in Rodellar, for Sasha Digiulian (17), Magnus Midtbø’s partner, as she sent Phillippe Cuisonaire, 8b+ , then on Aug. 14th in Cafè solo sector, Welcome to Tijuana – 8c – after 5 days tries.
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Will Atkinson is back doing what he does best, namely, jumping a very long way between very bad holds. On Saturday he repeated Chris Graham’s test piece dyno at Kyloe in the woods, the popular sandstone crag in Northumberland.